Nackington, Kent Family History Guide

Nackington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1564

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Canterbury St Paul
  • Chartham
  • Lower Hardres
  • Bridge
  • Thanington
  • Patrixbourne
  • Petham with Waltham
  • Canterbury St Mary Bredin

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NACKINGTON, a parish in Bridge district, Kent; on Stane-street, 2¼ miles S by E of Canterbury r. station. Post-town, Canterbury. Acres, 906. Real property, £2,180. Pop., 165. Houses, 21. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord Sondes. Nackington House is the seat of Capt. T. Hilton; and Heppington House, of Lieut.-Col. W. J. Morris. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £52. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church comprises an aisle and two chancels, and is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Kent
Civil Registration District: Bridge
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Canterbury
Poor Law Union: Bridge
Hundred: Bridge and Petham
Province: Canterbury